December 3, 2018 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Chandigarh: The Punjab Council of Ministers, under the chairmanship of East Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, on Monday (Nov. 3) passed a special resolution to set up a Dera Baba Nanak Development Authority for the development and beautification of the area in and around Dera Baba Nanak ahead of the 550th Prakash Gurpurb of Sri Guru Nanak Ji.
A written statement issued by CMO says that the “Chief Minister has already announced a slew of development projects for the upgradation of infrastructure and facilities for the lakhs of pilgrims expected to visit the area during the historic occasion, for which the year-long celebrations were kicked off by the state government on Gurpurb, on 23rd November 2018”.
In its special resolution, the cabinet also welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor as a historic step ‘to mark the auspicious occasion’.
“The cabinet, at its meeting here, said with the laying of the foundation stone for the corridor, a long-pending demand of the Punjabis had been fulfilled, thus paving the way for opening the way for devotees to visit the historic Kartarpur Gurdwara, close to the Line of Control“, the statement by CMO reads in verbatim.